Taxon profile


Common Couch
Elymus repens (L.) Gould

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Poales »  family Poaceae »  genus Elymus - wildrye

Scientific synonyms

Agropyron repens (L.) P. Beauv.
Agropyrum repens (L.) P. Beauv.
Elytrigia repens (L.) Nevski
Elytrigia arenosa (Spenn.) H. Scholz
Elytrigia levadica Kuvaev

Other names

= Couch
= Quackgrass


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Intertaxon relationships

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Elymus repens subsp. arenosus Melderis
subspecies Elymus repens subsp. atlantis (Maire) Ibn Tattou
subspecies Elymus repens subsp. calcareus (Cernjavski) Melderis

Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Elytrigia repens (L.) Nevski]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Elytrigia repens (L.) Desv. ex Nevski]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Pest Information Wiki [Elymus_repens_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Elymus repens (L.) Gould]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Elytrigia repens (L.) Nevski]
Data retrieved on: 26 May 2019
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Seznam cévnatých rostlin květeny České republiky, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Elymus repens (L.) Gould]
Data retrieved on: 18 August 2019

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